Our Doctors of Chiropractic

Meet Dr. Paul Bolton:

(The Joint San Diego at Mission Valley)
Clinic Director

Dr. Paul Bolton is a Chiropractor with more than 20 years of experience. Educated at the Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City, MO he furthered his expertise by completing the Chiropractic Sports Physician program at Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, MN. Dr. Bolton has worked on numerous projects at McGraw-Hill publishing. In addition to his work as a Chiropractor, Dr. Bolton is a frequent lecturer and teaches health science courses at one of our local San Diego Colleges.

Dr. Bolton also has a Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition from Park University in Parkville, MO. He is an avid athlete and enjoys running, cycling, and swimming. While living in Denver, Co, he was a 9 time state masters swimming champion. He has also competed in marathons and triathlons and has an appreciation of the unique needs of athletes.

Meet Dr. Matt LaRosa:

(The Joint San Diego at Mission Valley)

Lead Chiropractor

Dr. Matt LaRosa graduated from Life Chiropractic College in Atlanta Georgia in 1987 after receiving his Bachelor of Science Degree from Rutgers University. Having practiced in San Diego since 1988, he has literally helped thousands of local residents to live a better, more active and fuller life through chiropractic care. He has treated patients as young as one-year olds to senior citizens as old as 102 years young!

Dr. LaRosa knows, and has seen firsthand, that everyone benefits from regular chiropractic treatments; from the very young to the very old, the accomplished athlete to the average Joe “weekend warrior”, and everyone in between. He feels that chiropractic is for those who want to enjoy a longer, better, more active and fuller life.” He invites you to see for yourself how you can benefit and feel more alive with regular chiropractic adjustments.

Meet Dr. Jim Becroft:

(The Joint San Diego at Mission Valley)

Lead Chiropractor

Dr. Jim Becroft is a 2006 graduate of Life University, in Marietta Georgia. He has been a chiropractor in San Diego and Tucson for the past 5 years helping a variety of people with subluxations and postural issues. He is very happy to be living at the beach in San Diego, a community that reminds him of his home town in Sydney, Australia. His passion is to help people achieve a healthy nervous system through a well adjusted spine. He also enjoys surfing, playing guitar, and meeting new people. He is very excited to be at The Joint in Mission Valley, where he is able to help more people in need of chiropractic care than at a typical office.

“The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame (spine), in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.”

~Thomas Edison

Meet David Marshall, D.C.

(The Joint San Diego at Mira Mesa)
Dr. David Marshall
Lead Chiropractor

Dr. David Marshall graduated Summa Cum Laude from Southern California University of Health Sciences in 2010. Since then he has been serving the San Diego community as a chiropractor, promoting health and wellness by treating a wide range of patients from babies only a few months old to grandparents in their 80’s.
Dr. Marshall’s passion is helping others achieve their health goals by maximizing the connection between the brain and body through a well-adjusted spine. He has consistently demonstrated first-hand how regular chiropractic adjustments not only help to prevent pain and injury but also serve to promote optimal health and wellness. During his free time Dr. Marshall enjoys playing golf, hiking, playing the guitar, and spending time with his family. Dr. Marshall is proud to represent The Joint in its commitment to provide convenient quality chiropractic care at an affordable price. Because of its amazing health benefits, Dr. Marshall believes that everyone should have access to and utilize chiropractic care.

“The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame (spine), in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.”
~Thomas Edison”

Friendly Tips
How to get the most out of your chiropractic visit to our Mission Valley San Diego location:

1) Wear loose fitting and comfortable clothes.
2) Write down a list of your problem areas (lower back pain, any sports injury, stiffness, etc.)
3) Include any accidents that you may have been in (car accidents, falls, sports accidents, etc.)
4) Include any persistent problems (sleep difficulty, headaches, neck pain, soreness, etc.)
5) Include any health conditions and any surgeries you have had.
6) In other words, tell your chiropractor about all of your health conditions so that he can help you best.

This location is a Harkins Chiropractic Corp PC operated and managed by The Joint.